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CURRICULUM VITAE

Joyce E. Bronteng (M.Phil)


College of Education: Dept. of Teaching and Learning
Childhood Education
University of South Florida
4202 E. Fowler Avenue -EDU 202
Tampa, Florida 33620
jeb7@mail.usf.edu
Mobile: 813-362-7137

Area of Interest
Multivocal Studies involving Young
Learners, Parents and Teachers
Issues of Bilingual/Dual Language
Education
Literacy Pedagogies

Education ____________________________________________________________________
Ph.D. (In progress)

University of South Florida, Tampa FL


Curriculum and Instruction, Early Childhood Education
Cognate: Literacy

M. Phil., 2008

University of Education, Winneba-Ghana


Applied Linguistics

B.Ed., 2005

University of Education, Winneba


Ghanaian Languages (Akan-Nzema) Bilingual Teaching

Professional Experience _________________________________________________________


Graduate Assistant University of South, Tampa, FL
2014-Present
Teaching and Supervision of Pre-Service teachers in Early Childhood
Instructor
2010-2014

University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana


Teaching and Supervision of Pre-Service teachers in Basic and
Early Childhood

Regional Basic
Sch. Coordinator
2009-2010

Western Region Education Office, Sekondi, Ghana


Facilitated workshops and training programs for District Basic
School Coordinators in Western Region, Ghana. Co-facilitated programs
at district and school level for In-Service teachers (When needed).
Supervised and monitored basic schools in the Western Region of Ghana
and reports to Headquarters (National).

Teacher
2008-2009

Methodist Primary A/B, Winneba, Ghana.


Bilingual Teacher, Taught English and Ghanaian Language in Upper
Primary (Classes 4-6)

Graduate Assistant University of Education, Winneba, Ghana.


2006-2008
Organized Tutorials (Linguistics courses) for undergraduate students

Teacher
1994-2001

A.M.E. Zion Junior Secondary School, Nkontompo-Sekondi, Ghana


Bilingual Teacher taught English in Forms 1 to 3, Ghanaian Language and
Culture in Form 3 and Religious and Moral Education (RME) in Form 3

Teacher
1993-1994

A.M.E. Zion Primary School, Nkontompo-Sekondi, Ghana


Taught all subjects in Class 1

Research
Publication(s) _________________________________________________________________
Bosiwah, L. & Bronteng, J. E. (2015). The power of meaningful gestures in teaching and
learning literacy: A case study in some selected early childhood centres in the Cape
Coast Metropolis in the Central Region of Ghana. International Journal of Elementary
Education, 4(3), 46-55.
Books:
Ampa, E., Boesiwa, K., & Bronteng, E. (2008). Mfantse kasasua na amambra. JHS 1.
Accra, Ghana: Masterman Publications.
Ampa, E., Boesiwa, K., & Bronteng, E. (2008). Mfantse kasasua na amambra. JHS 2.
Accra, Ghana: Masterman Publications.
Ampa, E., Boesiwa, K., & Bronteng, E. (2008). Mfantse kasasua na amambra. JHS 3.
Accra, Ghana: Masterman Publications.
Ampa, E., Boesiwa, K., & Bronteng, E. (2008). Mfantse kasasua na amambra. JHS 1
Teachers Guide. Accra, Ghana: Masterman Publications.
Ampa, E., Boesiwa, K., & Bronteng, E. (2008). Mfantse kasasua na amambra. JHS 2
Teachers Guide. Accra, Ghana: Masterman Publications.
Ampa, E., Boesiwa, K., & Bronteng, E. (2008). Mfantse kasasua na amambra. JHS 3
Teachers Guide. Accra, Ghana: Masterman Publications.
In Press:
Bosiwah, L. & Bronteng, E. J. (in press). Mfantse kasasua na amambra. Primary Classes 1-6
Accra, Ghana: Masterman Publications.
Bosiwah, L., & Bronteng, E. J. (in press). Mfantse kasasua na amambra. (Revised ed.) JHS
forms 1-3. Accra, Ghana: Masterman Publications.

Presentations__________________________________________________________________
Bronteng, J. E. (2015). Lets get it right: Helping pre-service teachers become self-directed
Learners. Presentation at the 3rd Annual USF COEDU Inquiry Conference at MOSI,
Tampa, FL.
Berson, I. R., Berson, M. J., Alsuhail, H., Cross, M. D., Osafo-Acquah, A., Ozel, O., &
Bronteng,
J. E. (2015). Seeing civics through visual representation in U.S. and Ghanaian
kindergarten classrooms. Presentation at American Education Research Association
conference, Chicago, Illinois. 2015
Berson, I. R., Berson, M. J., Etsey, K., Osafo-Acquah, A., & Bronteng, J. E. (2015). Being a
good
citizen: An xploration of Civics Themes in Ghanaian Curriculum. Presentation at
American
Education Research Association conference, Chicago, Illinois. 2015
Berson, I. R., Berson, M. J., Osafo-Acquah, A., & Bronteng, J. E. (2015). Examining civics
development in kindergarten classrooms in Ghana and the United States. Presentation at
USF Institute on Black Life and the Center for Africa and the Diaspora Conference,
Marshall Center, Tampa, FL.
Bosiwah, L. & Bronteng, J. E. (2013). The power of meaningful Gestures in teaching and
learning literacy: A case study in some Selected early childhood centres in the Cape
Coast Metropolis in the Central Region of Ghana. Presentation at 4th International
Annual Conference of Collaboration of Education Faculties in West Africa (CEFWA)
University of Cape Coast, Cape Coast, Ghana.
Etsey, F. K., Bronteng, J. E., Bello, Z. (2012). Evaluation of the implementation of the National
Literacy Acceleration Programme (NALAP) in the Cape Coast Metropolis. Presentation
at the 1st Annual Conference of International Research in Early Childhood Education.
University of Cape Coast, Ghana. 2012
University Experience___________________________________________________________
Coursework
University of South Florida EEC 4706: Language and Emerging Literacy
(2014-Present)
(Introduces students to language and emerging literacy
instruction)
EEC 4203: Programs for Young Children
(Introduces students to the philosophy and curriculum of
different early childhood program models)
University of Cape Coast

ECE 210: Pedagogy for Early Childhood Education

(2010-2014)

(method course that explores developmentally appropriate


practices and strategies suitable for instructing young
learners)
SIE 315/DEC 015: Fundamentals of Teaching Reading
in Early Childhood Education
(Method course for reading instruction in ECE)
ECE 313/EBS 310/DEC 036S: Ghanaian Languages as
Medium of Instruction
(Introduces students to techniques and skills of
using the mother tongue as a medium of
instruction in the Basic Schools in Ghana)
ECE 221: Ghanaian Language for Early Childhood
Education Teachers
(Methods course for Ghanaian Language
instruction for ECE major students)
EBS 217: Ghanaian Language for Basic School Teachers
(Akan)
(Introductory course in Ghanaian language
Study-Akan option)
EBS 314 G: Methods of Teaching Ghanaian Languages
(Methods course for Ghanaian Language
instruction for Basic school major students)
ECE 313: Contemporary Issues in Early Childhood
Education
(Explores the core issues relating to early
childhood education with special focus on
Ghana)
ECE 111: Health and Safety Issues in ECE
(Introduces students to health and safety
practices that must prevail in ECE environment
to keep children safe and healthy)

Supervision
University of South Florida
(2014-Present)

EEC 4941: Field Experiences I (Internship Level 1)


(Provides clinical experience for Level I ECE major)
EEC 4942: Field Experiences II (Internship Level 2)
(Provides clinical experience for Level II ECE major)

University of Cape Coast

ECE 014S: Field Experience in Early Childhood


Education
(Provides clinical experience for students in the ECE
Certificate program)
ECE 311: Field Experience I (On-Campus Teaching
Practice
(Provides clinical experience for ECE major
students through peer teaching)
EDP 400: Final Field Experience
(Provides students one full semester clinical
experience in their placement schools)
Other Experiences _____________________________________________________________
2012

Member of the Forum of Experts on Campaign Language invited by the


West Africa Media Foundation to train Language teachers to monitor use
on radio by Politicians towards peaceful election in 2012. Sunlodge
Hotel, Tesano, Accra-Ghana

2012

Editor, Fante version of the fisheries Regulation/Act

2010

Co-Reviewer, Headteachers handbook for basic schools in


Ghana- Ghana Education Service

2010

Co-Reviewer, School management committee resource


handbook for basic schools in Ghana Ghana Education Service

2010

Regional Education Directorates representative for Board of


Governors - Bonzo Kaku Senior High, Western Region-Ghana

Service_______________________________________________________________________
Department

Teaching and Learning-Early Childhood, COEDU, USF

Fall 2014-Present

Grade Masters Comprehensive Exam for Early Childhood

2014
Course
Review

Basic Education, Col. of Edu. UCC- Cape Coast, Ghana


Participated in the 3day retreat for the review of Department of Basic
(DBE) courses at Manner Heights Hotel, Mankessim, Ghana.

2013-2014

Coordinator-DBE Sandwich Programs

2012 -2014

Academic Councilor for Level 200 Students in the DBE


Education, UCC, Ghana.

2011-2014

Co-Facilitated Workshops organized by the DBE for basic schools


in the University of Cape Coast catchment areas as part of their community
service

College
2015

USF COEDU
Facilitator, 3rd Annual USF COEDU Inquiry Conference held at MOSI on
April 27th, 2015.

2012-2014

Col. of Edu. UCC, Ghana


Faculty of Educations Representative to UCC Basic Schools
Management Board

2012

Team Leader, Post-Diploma in Basic Education (Sandwich) Examination


Institute of Education-UCC

University

University of Cape Coast- Cape Coast, Ghana

2013

Co-Represented the Vice Chancellor on the National forum on the Ghana


Reading Action Plan (GRAP) organized by Ghana Education Service (GES)
at Teachers Hall, GNAT Headquarters, Accra

Community

Tampa, FL

2014-Present

Sunday school teacher. Pentecost International Worship Center (PIWC)

2012-Present

Member, Womens Movement. PIWC

2014

Central Region, Ghana


Co-Facilitator, 3-Day Early Grade Reading Workshop for ECE Teachers
organized by PLAN International held at Windy Lodge-Winneba.

2012-2014

Radio Guest for childrens program dubbed Kiddy Time (Discussion on the
importance of bilingual education) on Radio Central, Cape Coast, Ghana

2013-2014

Co-Judge Childrens talent hunt program Dubbed The Cape got Talents on
Coastal Television and Radio Central, Cape Coast, Ghana.

2012

Radio Discussant (Bi-weekly discussion on the importance of National


Literacy Acceleration Programme (NALAP-Language of instruction policy
for Early Childhood Education of public schools in Ghana). Atlantic
100.5 F.M (University of Cape Coast Radio station), Cape Coast, Ghana.

Awards and Honors____________________________________________________________


Awards
(2015)

Brookes Graduate NAECTE Membership Scholarship

Grants
(2006 & 2007)
2005

Carnegie grant for Female Graduate Students. UEW


Class Honors bachelors degree, University of Education, Winneba, Ghana

Professional
Memberships________________________________________________________
2010-Present

University Teachers Association of Ghana (UTAG)

2015

Graduate Member NAECTE

2015

AERA